PlantsCeiba→Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Silk Floss Tree
Give a thumbs up Floss Silk Tree

Botanical names:
Ceiba speciosa Accepted
Chorisia speciosa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 35 to 45 feet
Plant Spread: 35 to 45 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late fall or early winter
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Storm victim...Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba speciosa) by HamiltonSquare Dec 13, 2014 12:10 AM 7
madagascar tree w white and pink flowers by palms Sep 21, 2019 7:02 PM 1
Beautiful tree near my home by sangel Oct 21, 2018 12:29 PM 6
What is the name of this tree by scoopd Mar 15, 2018 9:44 AM 6
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Jul 30, 2021 4:36 PM 10,721
Ceiba speciosa do not grow fruits by IWantFruitz Jul 23, 2017 12:33 PM 1
What's the name of this tree by Know_who Oct 17, 2016 6:46 PM 10
Wanted--Fat trunk trees -Cebia, bombax, kurrajong, ?? by johnsonm08 Aug 6, 2014 1:19 PM 0
Silk Floss Tree - question by Dutchlady1 Feb 9, 2012 5:08 AM 13

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